From: Tim Landscheidt <email@example.com> To: Kyle Meyer <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: email@example.com Subject: Re: How to mark task as done at specified (past) time? Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 20:50:00 +0000 [thread overview] Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw) In-Reply-To: <email@example.com> (Kyle Meyer's message of "Thu, 12 Dec 2019 03:26:55 +0000") Kyle Meyer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote a long time ago: > […] >> Do I have to cl-flet org-current-time or something similar? > Something along those lines would probably be the most straightforward. > Light testing with the command below suggests overriding current-time is > sufficient: > (defun my-org-todo-time-machine () > (interactive) > (cl-letf (((symbol-function 'current-time) > (lambda () > (apply #'encode-time (org-parse-time-string > "2019-11-27 Mi 16:44"))))) > (call-interactively #'org-todo))) I finally got around to this and ended up with an entry in gnus-select-article-hook à la: | (lambda nil | (if | (and | (string= gnus-newsgroup-name "mail.only.this.group") | (string-match "^Regular expression that matches subject$" | (gnus-summary-article-subject))) | (let | ((article-time | (gnus-date-get-time | (mail-header-date | (gnus-summary-article-header))))) | (cl-letf | (((symbol-function 'current-time) | (lambda nil article-time))) | (find-file "/path/to/file.org") | (goto-char | (org-find-entry-with-id "TASK-ID")) | (org-todo 'done))))) I have an icky feeling about cl-letfing current-time because Murphy might cause a timer to fire in just that time frame and I have no idea what current-time is for that timer; so if future org-mode releases would provide a cleaner API I would very much appreciate that :-). Thanks, Tim
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2020-07-08 20:50 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2019-11-28 10:57 Tim Landscheidt 2019-12-12 3:26 ` Kyle Meyer 2020-07-08 20:50 ` Tim Landscheidt [this message] 2020-07-09 2:56 ` Kyle Meyer
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